Black Bruin History

Significant Moments in Black Bruin History. As part of a continuing series, this timeline highlights additional meaningful events and contributions by African American Bruins through nine decades. Read about lesser known facts like the role Rafer Johnson '59 played at Robert Kennedy's assassination or the events that served as a catalyst for the creation of the Black Student Experience Mural. Each story is significant for its impact on the growth of UCLA and its influence can still be felt today.


The Future of Alumni Scholarships
Meet George Brown, III, director of the UCLA Alumni Scholarships Program. He is leading the 80 year-old scholarship program with kindness, heart and a mindset of progress and possibilities. Click here to discover how Brown has ushered the program into the 21st century and how you can be a part of it.

UCLA Awards
UCLA Awards

Nominate Someone for a UCLA Award
In our lifetime, we've come to know some ordinary people doing extraordinary things. UCLA Awards honors such Bruins who demonstrate excellence in their field or have have made significant contributions to public, community or university service. Nominate a Bruin, whether you know them personally or not, who you believe deserves to be recognized for their outstanding service. Deadline is Feb. 3.

Empower Hour

Video - EmPower Hour: Supporting Undocumented Bruins
The national conversation on this topic has brought up a diverse array of political, personal and cultural perspectives. The UC System, including UCLA, has been leading efforts in creating resources for undocumented students. View this conversation held on Jan. 25 with Bruins who contribute to these efforts on campus, locally and nationally.


Free Online Career Coaching
Sign up for a limited-time, one-month free trial of individualized and customized online career coaching by Feb. 28. Experience an hour session with a career coach and receive access to a library of learning modules that will help you build your professional brand. Courtesy of InsideTrack in collaboration with UCLA Extension, UCLA Career Center and Alumni Affairs. Discount code: ucla2017.

University Credit Union

Master Your Student Debt
Don’t let student debt take over your life! University Credit Union can refinance all your student loans with one LOW fixed/variable rate. Consolidate up to $150k with 5, 10 or 15 year terms. No application, origination or pre-payment fees. Start SAVING now!

UCLA Ranks First Among Elite Colleges That Enroll the Highest Percentage of Low- and Middle-Income Students

UCLA's Statement on President Trump's Immigration Executive Order

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar '69 Honored at Pauley Pavilion

Two Alumnae Community Activists Will Be First Fellows-In-Residence of Pilot Program at UCLA

UCLA Moves Forward with $16.5 Million Package of Major New Programs and Services for Veterans

Residential Dining Tops the List of Niche's 2017 Best College Food in America Rankings

Resources for UCLA Parents and Families Impacted by Travel Ban

Video - Bruin Career Insights: Breaking Into Entertainment

UCLA ONE Allows You to Find Other Bruins in Your Field, Exchange Best Practices, Obtain Peer-to-Peer Advice

Hundreds of Bruins in 31 States and 21 Countries are Hosting a Dinner for 12 Strangers. Check for a Dinner Near You and Sign Up Today.

Meet Up with Other Bruin Parents and Family Members at a Coffee Social Near You - Feb. 4

Photos: L.A. Sparks Night with President Christine Simmons '98

A Bruin Love Story

What It's Like Being a Top Bruin Athlete, On and Off the Court

New President of ABC Entertainment Channing Dungey '91 Determined to Win with Diverse Line-Up of TV Shows

Write Some Words of Wisdom for Admitted UCLA Students

Help Review Applications or Interview Admitted Students for Scholarships

UCLA Math Professor and Alumni Team Help Create Realistic Animation in Disney's 'Moana'

Tastes of UCLA: An Exploration of Campus Cuisine, Past and Present

$500 Mail-in Rebate with the Purchase or Lease of a SunPower Home Solar System - Learn More

Get $20 Off Your Vivid Seats Order of $200+ for UCLA Away Games and All Your Favorite Live Events

Blue and Gold Member Benefit: Continue Your UCLA Education By Taking 10% Off Any UC Extension Course, Onsite or Online


Feb. 9, Oakland (MLK Cafe) | UCLA vs. Oregon Men's Basketball Game Watch Party with UBAA


Feb. 4, Various | UCLA vs. University of Washington Men's Basketball Game Watch Party

Feb. 9, Various | UCLA vs. Oregon Men's Basketball Game Watch Party

Feb. 10, Mountain View | Silicon Valley Cup of Java Networking Meeting

Feb. 12, Various | UCLA vs. Oregon State Men's Basketball Game Watch Party

Feb. 18, Various | UCLA vs. USC Men's Basketball Game Watch Party

Feb. 23, Walnut Creek | UCLA vs. Arizona State Men's Basketball Game Watch Party

Feb. 24, San Francisco | Cup of Java Networking Meeting

Feb. 25, Walnut Creek | UCLA vs. Arizona Men's Basketball Game Watch Party

March 1, Walnut Creek | UCLA vs. Washington Men's Basketball Game Watch Party

March 4, Walnut Creek | UCLA vs. Washington State Men's Basketball Game Watch Party

March 10, Mountain View | Silicon Valley Cup of Java Networking Meeting


Feb. 4, Nationwide | Parent & Family Coffee Social Day


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